Reykjavík Reykjavík, Iceland's capital city was my base for the trip I took to this magical island in September. I stayed in the ODDSSON hostel which was buzzing with backpackers and had a friendly vibe. It took around 20 minutes to walk into downtown Reykjavík from the hostel where I found cafes, restaurants and gift … Continue reading Fire and Ice – The Golden Circle, Iceland
I'm just about to turn 29 and I've been to 25 countries. I've always liked ticking off lists, setting myself challenges and goals that motivate me to keep at something. I also love travelling and exploring (clues in the name of this blog 😉) so travelling to 30 countries with a deadline of my 30th … Continue reading 30 countries before 30
Finding myself with a spare week but no spare friends I set out to explore the west coast of Ireland and having never really adventured for more than a day on my own, thought it would be a good challenge to go it alone. My plan was to walk along the coast, wild camping as … Continue reading Failing at Solo Wild Camping
Walking tour A walking tour was a great way to hit up all the sightseeing spots. Our guide was a local student who was friendly, witty and very knowledgeable about the city (everything you’d want from a guide really!). The tour started at St. Stephen’s Basilica in Pest, through the city, across the chain bridge … Continue reading One day in Budapest
Sightseeing The architecture in Vienna is spectacular, the buildings are massive, gleamingly clean and are the definition of grandeur. My top sights to see: St Stephens Cathedral - towering above the shops in the centre of the city. The museum quarter - stop for a mulled wine in one of the stalls in the courtyard. … Continue reading 2 days in Vienna
We jumped through the shore break and into the choppy waters, we were passed around by the waves as we started to swim towards the end of the cove. As we swam around the cliff edge and just out of sight of the beach we saw a small opening in the rock face.
A couple of days in Amsterdam was the perfect little break for my flatmate and I. We rode around on bikes, wandering along canals, drank local beers and ate cheese in a variety of ways. We visited the museum quarter and went to a Banksy & Warhol exhibition. We drank coffee, got drenched in the … Continue reading Amsterdam – bikes and beers